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PDP: Buhari presidency now a den of thieves

The arrest of yet another scammer linked with the Buhari Presidency further confirms that the Presidency under President Muhammadu Buhari has become a den of thieves, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said.

Shell loses N202 million daily to vandals, oil thieves – official

Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) Joint Venture says it loses about N202 million daily in revenue to activities of criminals in the Niger Delta.

Katsina Emirate Council sets up committees to protect electricity installations

The Katsina Emirate Council has set up committees across the wards to protect electricity installations from vandals, Alhaji Aminu Abdulmumini, District Head, Katsina Metropolis, said in Katsina on Thursday.
Lagos State High Court.

Béninoise househelp to hang for murdering employer’s mother

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos yesterday sentenced a Béninoise househelp, Christian Hounvenon Yavine, to death by hanging for the July 1, 2014 murder of a 78-year-old woman, Mariam Atinuke Abiola.
Israel Folau

Australian rugby star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay social media post

The 30-year-old fullback's contract was terminated on Friday after he was found guilty earlier this month of a "high-level breach of the professional players' code of conduct" over the Instagram and Twitter post.
Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a 10th Friday.

Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests

Algerian protesters vowed on Friday to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled president were sacked or arrested over alleged graft.
Israel Folau

Australian rugby star to be sacked over anti-gay social media post

Israel Folau has been found to have committed a "high-level breach of the professional players' code of conduct" over the offending Instagram and Twitter post, which the Wallabies fullback made last week.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Palestinian women mourn over the death of Samah Mubarak, aged 16, during her funeral in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on March 9, 2019, after the Israeli army handed over the corpse of the girl. – Israeli officers shot dead Mubarak on late January 2019 after she tried to stab soldiers at a crossing point near Jersualem. (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)

Suspected Palestinian thief shot dead by Israel police

An Israeli officer shot dead a masked Palestinian on Sunday as he accelerated his car toward an officer at a checkpoint set up to apprehend thieves in the occupied West Bank, police said.

Election: Suspected thugs set Kano PDP governorship candidate’s house ablaze

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano, Abba Yusuf, said on Monday that his house has been set ablaze.

Olusegun Obasanjo: I cannot tell Nigerians who to vote for

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that he had no preferred candidate in the forthcoming general elections.
Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo: We must not handover Nigeria to thieves, hooligans

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, has warned against handing over Nigeria’s democracy to “thieves and hooligans”.

Alpha Beta: I hope EFCC’ll have the nerve to unravel it – Bode George

George further said, “The chickens have come home to roost. How can someone be raping a state so mercilessly since 1999 and he is still doing it? His time is coming to an end.”

Presidency: Why President Buhari’s anti-corruption war appears selective

Special Adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, has explained why the anti-corruption war of the Muhammadu Buhari’s administration appears selective.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Comrade Oshiomhole urges APC members to support President Buhari to root out looters

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has called on the youths and supporters of the party to support President Muhammadu Buhari “to Root out thieves and treasury looters, who believe it is their birthright to continue to loot.”

Suspect: I learnt in prison how to become a bigger, better criminal

A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.

At least 15 dead in fresh violence in Zamfara

At least 15 people were killed in violence in northern and central Nigeria, police and local officials said on Thursday, in the latest unrest to hit the restive regions.

Senator Saraki faults Lai Mohammed on tagging of Senators as looters

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed concern over the release of names of senators tagged as looters by the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed.

Yuletide: Be wary of mischief makers – Police

The Police in Enugu State have warned residents of the state to be wary of activities of thieves and fraudsters among other mischief makers during the Yuletide.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.